Make Hay While the Sun Shines

Hay is fodder conserved by drying to reduce the water content so that it can be stored without rotting or becoming moldy (reducing moisture content stops microbial growth). The moisture content should be reduced to about 15%. The grasses that are very suitable for hay...
FARMERS CHALLENGE AND ITS SOLUTION (1)

FARMERS CHALLENGE AND ITS SOLUTION (1)

Have you have ever wondered why smallholder farmers especially the ones in rural areas (mostly crop farmers) seem to be the most challenged people on planet earth? Do you remember when we were young and if they wanted to insult you they’d be like “you’ll grow up to...
NO FOOD WASTE (2)

NO FOOD WASTE (2)

According to United Nation’s FAO study, approximately one-third of food produced for human consumption is wasted and never makes it to a human stomach. The total amount estimated at 1.3 billion metric tons, that’s a huge number, every year globally. In low...
NO FOOD WASTE

NO FOOD WASTE

Did you know at least one third of all food produced worldwide is either lost or wasted each year? That is over 1.3 billion tonnes of food – worth around US$1 trillion. It could feed the estimated 870 million people who are going hungryeach day. Instead, edible food...

10 Health Benefits of Mangoes

When you savor delicious and succulent mangoes every season, you probably don’t think about the immense health benefits coming with every bite. A common nickname for mangoes is actually ‘the king of fruits’. Beyond the sweet, luscious taste of mangoes, they also...

MIDDLE MEN “HEROES OR VILLAINS”

Hoarders, looters, the bane in the flesh of producers, these are some of the names that the “middlemen” have been called in the past few years. Some people liken them to villains who cause massive increase in the price of goods in the agricultural sector; some try...